Each year, more than 10,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer. When cancer or a blood disorder affects a child or teen in Minnesota, most often they are cared for at Children’s — the Upper Midwest’s largest pediatric hematology/oncology program.
At Children’s, we deliver treatment outcomes that consistently rank us as one of the top ten programs in the U.S. Our vision is to continually improve our care through the use of cutting edge technologies, aggressive enrollment of patients in clinical trials, and a concentrated focus on managing symptoms and pain.
The PTATC raises money to fund research that is saving lives all over the world. Doctors and researchers prepare materials for scientific meeting presentations and publishes many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. The following programs also receive ongoing support from PTATC: